Summary. In the days of the Napoleonic wars, two sisters, Phoebe and Susan Throssel, lived in a little house in Quality Street, the main thoroughfare of a provincial English village. Both were single, both were pretty. One day they entertained a needlework party in their charming blue and white parlor.
Quality Street review – JM Barrie romcom that inspired the chocolates. Barrie duly delivers a pleasant wish-fulfilment confection, its contours gentle and its spirit cheerful. With Alan Mirren as the floppy-haired love interest and Camrie Palmer as big sister Susan leading a sparky 14-strong cast, it looks every bit the Hollywood romcom,
Quality Street (1937 film) It was directed by George Stevens and produced by Pandro S. Berman. Set in 19th-century England, the film stars Katharine Hepburn and Franchot Tone. Joan Fontaine makes one of her early (uncredited) film appearances. The screenplay was by Allan Scott, Mortimer Offner and Jack Townley, based on the 1901 play Quality Street by J. M. Barrie .
Music by: Roy Webb
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Quality Street is a comedy in four acts by J. M. Barrie, written before his more famous work Peter Pan. The story is about two sisters who start a school “for genteel children.” The original Broadway production opened in 1901 and ran for only 64 performances.
“Quality Street” appeared in 1903, one year before the production of Peter Pan, as Barrie was becoming somewhat of a sensation in the theatrical world. This four-act comedy is an adult fairy Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937), best remembered as the creator of Peter Pan, was a Scottish author and dramatist whose works have enjoyed frequent
Quality Street J. M. BARRIE (1860 – 1937) Two sisters living on Quality Street set up and run a school for children after the local doctor heads off to fight Napoleon.
Quality Street: A Comedy. 1918. Barrie, Scottish journalist, playwright, and children’s book writer, became world famous with his play and story about Peter Pan. Along with The Admirable Crichton, Quality Street is considered one of Barrie’s two best plays. Quality Street is about two sisters who start a school for genteel children.
PHOEBE: I am tired of being ladylike. I am a young woman still, and to be ladylike is not enough. I wish to be bright and thoughtless and merry. It is every woman’s birthright to be petted and admired; I wish to be petted and admired.
QUALITY STREET A monologue from the play by J. M. Barrie. NOTE: This monologue is reprinted from Quality Street. J.M. Barrie. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1913. PHOEBE: I am tired of being ladylike. I am a young woman still, and to be ladylike is not enough. I wish to be bright and thoughtless and merry.